Undergraduate Statistics and Data Science Program Graduates Learn to Solve Real-World Problems
The Department of Statistics and Data Science at Carnegie Mellon is world-renowned for its contributions to statistical theory and practice. Students in the statistics and data science degree program master skills in statistical theory, interpretation and display of complex data, computing and mathematics. The statistics major places an emphasis on applying statistical tools to real-world problems in other fields through interdisciplinary collaboration.
The Department of Statistics and Data Science offers three majors:
- BS in Statistics
- BS in Statistics and Machine Learning (jointly offered through the School of Computer Science)
- BS in Economics and Statistics (jointly offered through the Undergraduate Economics Program)
Recent graduates from the Department of Statistics have gone onto jobs in private industry and consulting, government and research, while others have gone onto graduate school in some of the nation’s top graduate programs.
The department also offers a minor in Statistics that helps students in other disciplines master basic statistical theory and advanced data analysis techniques.
Our unique Quantitative Social Science Scholars Program is designed for students with interests in statistics and other social science majors.